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No More Clean-Installs for Vista Upgrades


Deleted member 24505

i've just bought home premium oem



where the hell are my stars
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why'd you go 32bit?


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I know man, MS has confused the hell out of me, LOL. Ok let me ask the question another way. Is the Upgrade and Full versions both considered retail versions?:confused:

As long as it doesn't say it is OEM it isn't OEM. So the full and upgrade versions should both be considered Retail.
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Deleted member 24505

i dont see the point of 64bit,how many 64bit apps actaully appeared? not enuff in my opinion.32bit will be ok for me.

installed(duel boot for now) and activated on weds.
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Yeah, but during the shelf life of Vista they will appear. Now you'll have to buy windows again in the future. Doesn't the 64-bit version have decent 32-bit emulation?


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Yeah, but during the shelf life of Vista they will appear. Now you'll have to buy windows again in the future. Doesn't the 64-bit version have decent 32-bit emulation?
It makes no difference regarding 32bit apps. You just need 64bit drivers for the all of the hardware to run the OS.

Deleted member 24505

and you try and find 64bit drivers for all your hardware? do you reckon freecom will bring out a 64bit vista driver for its usb dvb-t stick? me neither.at least for now i can actually get 32bit drivers for all my hardware.

if i have to buy it again sometime in the future then so be it.